10 Weeks 5 Days My husband laughs at me whenI tell him that I need sun in order to grow the baby properly. It's my seed after all. Since we live in Connecticut, the weather is finally starting to warm up and stop raining. We're beginning to see more sun which is lovely. I work… Continue reading Add A Little Sun
9 Weeks 2 Days I'm happy to confirm we have a very strong heartbeat of 171 BPM. Little drummer boy (or girl) in there. We're growing right on schedule and today we weigh as much as a penny (.088 oz or 2.5 grams). Prior to becoming pregnant I was on very high doses of medication… Continue reading The Importance of a Supportive Doctor When You Have Anxiety & Depression
7 Weeks 2 Days My doctor sets your first appointment once you reach 6 weeks and gives you all the information and does the bloodwork then. My mother had Graves Disease so I made sure that she was going to test my thyroid as well to catch any type of possibly issues. Turns out, I'm… Continue reading Is It Time For A Nap Yet?
Even this early in, hunger is not wasting any time. I find myself snacking all morning and beyond excited for lunch. I didn't need to do much diet change since I already ate and snacked pretty healthy to begin with, but I am doing it a lot more. I see why they compare the size… Continue reading Good Mood Food
My whole life I've grown up hearing that you should tell anyone besides close friends and family that you're pregnant until you have reached the end of your first trimester. My mother is one of those firm believers, even though, as she says it, it's a "bubbameister" - the Jewish version of a old wives… Continue reading When To Share The News
5 weeks 3 days, Making the decision to have a child - it is momentous. It is to decide forever to have your heart go walking around outside your body. Although, my current exhaustion level makes me want to say "goodnight." I would love nothing more than to crawl back into bed and sleep for… Continue reading The Journey Begins